Morgan Chittum

Morgan Chittum

Morgan Chittum is a New York-based reporter covering NFTs, the metaverse, play-to-earn gaming and other emerging Web3 tech for Blockworks. Previously she was a street reporter, covering crime at New York Daily News, and a media and journalism fellow at the Poynter Institute. Contact Morgan via email at [email protected]

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The game’s creator, Sky Mavis, has raised $150 million to reimburse users affected by the theft

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Investors in the funding round include VanEck, Circle Ventures, RRE Ventures and Foundation Capital

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Trading volumes are way up, but experts say new financial primitives are needed to take NFTs to the next level

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Blockworks Exclusive: The raise brings the startup to a $100 million valuation

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Blockworks Exclusive: The pseudonymous consignor shocked Sotheby’s auction house earlier this year when he withdrew his lot of CryptoPunks minutes before a sale

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The round was led by venture firms Multicoin Capital and Paradigm

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Services have been halted on the Ronin Bridge and Katana DEX

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Nexo customers can earn up to a 12% annual percentage rate for holding ApeCoin (APE) with the crypto platform

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The move by the tech giant could “legitimize NFTs,” Deutsche Bank said in a report

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Defendants had plans for a follow-up NFT collection after siphoning funds from their first project, Frosties, according to a criminal complaint

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The number of minted profitable NFTs is increasing over time, while that of NFTs with little trading activity is gradually decreasing

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Funding will go towards staff expansion, product development and building on Phi Labs’ protocol Archway in the Cosmos ecosystem

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The marketplace, dubbed Line NFT, is slated to go live on April 13

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Blockworks Exclusive: Nexo Ventures will deploy capital into corners of crypto including NFTs, GameFi and the metaverse

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Yuga Labs, the creator behind blue-chip NFT collection BAYC, notched a $4 billion post-money valuation on its latest raise

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More than 50 cryptocurrency companies have been put on notice for “misleading” and “irresponsible” advertisements

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HubSpot – which stores users’ names, email addresses and phone numbers – said that the breach was a “targeted incident focused on customers in the cryptocurrency industry”

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The purchased ape — named “Manager Noët All” — will lead the company’s virtual NFT band Kingship

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The token plunged from $39.4 to $6.31 Thursday morning, according to Coinbase

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Mina is the creator of a proof-of-stake protocol which bills itself as the “world’s lightest blockchain”

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HSBC is the first global bank to enter The Sandbox metaverse, joining a swath of other big brands including Warner Music Group, Gucci and Adidas

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Blockworks Exclusive: DAOs and related startups made up an “overwhelming number of applicants” for a Web3 accelerator’s cohort this year

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Venture capital firm Paradigm led the raise

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Security concerns, however, didn’t seem to slow the growth of the booming industry, which reached $17.7 billion in sales last year